Crescent Kashmir

Sgr-Jmu Highway

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The Government of Jammu and Kashmir is trying to provide all facilities to the travellers of Sgr-Jmu Highway which includes completion of tunnels to reduce travel time.

In this connection recently Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir stressed for reducing travel time on Sgr-Jmu Highway under all circumstances.

He directed for making ITMS functional for capital cities within 7 days. He in a meeting with traffic authorities made it amply clear that in no case should travel time between the two capital cities of the UT exceed beyond 7 hours on any day for light motor vehicles.

He made these remarks in a meeting called to review the traffic scenario on this road including that of the two cities.

He enjoined upon the traffic authorities to submit daily reports about the actual time taken to reach from one city to another. He told them to enhance their personnel on all the damaged portions of the road for better traffic management. He urged them not to let the traffic come to halt due to any hindrance. He asked them to improve the road surface damaged due to weather vagaries at all costs for smooth movement of the vehicles on this road.

He impressed upon them to show zero tolerance towards road side parking hindering traffic flow.  He directed for having stringent regulations in place to deal with all the violators. He asked them to deploy traffic police personnel in busy places like markets etc for continuous vigil and better traffic management on the highway.

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